Tag Archives: Vote

Craig City Manager Firing Now Official

The Craig City Council voted 6 to 1 at a special meeting yesterday, to make the firing of City Manager Mike Foreman official. The City announced the firing early last week, but due to procedural issues, a formal vote had to be held to conform to Colorado Law. Foreman firing was partially attributed to an incident that occurred at the Kiwanis Play earlier this month, when Foreman got into a verbal altercation with a woman at the play. Craig Mayor John Ponikvar said the incident caused the majority of the council to lose Continue reading

Dem Switches To Republican Before Getting The Boot

Members of the Colorado House of Representatives voted Friday to expel Democrat representative Steve Lebsock over sexual harassment allegations by a vote of 52-9. The vote followed a debate which lasted most of the day Friday. In a final act of rebellion, Lebsock changed his party affiliation from Continue reading

Vote Or Drop Off Ballots Today

Tuesday is election Day. Anyone planning to vote, who has not yet done so, will need to submit their ballot to the local County Clerk’s office, or vote in person at a certified polling location by 7 tonight. The Moffat County Clerks Office will be Continue reading

Turn In Ballots, Vote In Person By Tuesday

Voters need to submit their ballots by Tuesday to their local County Clerk’s office. You can vote in person Tuesday at certified polling locations between 7 am and 7 pm. Those still planning to submit a mail-in ballot need to drop it off at Continue reading

Mail In Ballots By Today

By now, Colorado voters should have received their election ballots in the mail. Note that there are two ways of returning your ballot. The ballot can be returned by mail, or can be dropped off at your local County Clerks office. If you are planning on mailing in your ballot it is recommended that you do Continue reading

CO Hospital Association Opposes Obamacare Repeal

The Colorado Hospital Association has come out in opposition against the Graham-Cassidy bill that would repeal and replace Obamacare, which is currently being considered in the United States Senate. Colorado Hospital Association President Steven Summer says the bill has the Continue reading

Recreational Pot Fails To Make November Ballot

Craig citizens will not have the opportunity to vote to approve recreational marijuana sales and cultivation in the city during the upcoming election. At their meeting Tuesday night, the Craig City Council declined to move forward with three ballot questions Continue reading

Final Day To Vote In Craig Election

Today is the final day to vote in the Craig City Election.  Voters have until 7 tonight to drop their ballots into the secure drop box outside the Moffat County Courthouse, or may vote in person at the courthouse.  City officials will announce the results of the voting tonight at the Continue reading

No Medical Marijuana Vote In Wyoming

An initiative that would have given Wyoming residents the opportunity to approve medical marijuana in the state, will not be on the ballot in 2018. A group, which has been collecting signatures for the initiative since 2015, failed to turn in the signatures they collected by the established deadline, which was last Tuesday. Despite the setback, medical Continue reading

No Vote On Recreational Pot In Craig

Craig citizens will not be able to vote this April to allow recreational marijuana sales, cultivation and testing within the city limits during the April Election. The Craig City Council declined to approve recreational marijuana ballot questions at their meeting last night. The proposed questions failed to gather a majority consensus from the council, with Jared Ogden, John Ponikvar, and Derek Continue reading

US House Looks To Improve Rural Telephone Service

The US House of Representatives renewed their attempt to improve telephone connectivity in rural areas like Northwest Colorado by passing the Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act for a second time. The bill received a unanimous vote in the House of Representatives this week and was also unanimously passed during the last congressional session. Congressman Scott Tipton says that people in urban areas take reliable phone service for granted, while people in rural communities experience dropped calls and poor connectivity. These problems not only cause Continue reading

Taxes To Increase In Craig?

The Craig City Council will ask the community to help them deal with their budget constraints by passing a sales tax increase and approving a use tax during the upcoming April election. Craig has lost nearly $2 million out of its general fund in the past few years, and their current budget is the lowest it has been since 2008. To help deal Continue reading